Online Program

Working Together to Evolve the Transportation and Health Tool

Monday, November 2, 2015 : 8:30 a.m. - 8:50 a.m.

Ann Steedly, P.E., M.B.A., Planning Communities, LLC, Raleigh, NC

The presentation will highlight the THT’s evolution from concept to tool, as well as revealing its general content, to attendees. Background information on the THT’s development path, the many agencies and experts involved in the process, and the key milestones during the creation of the THT will be described. Before the THT is demonstrated live to the attendees, sample indicator profiles, contextual elements and accompanying strategies will be shown, so that audience members have an overall picture of how each element supports the THT.

Learning Areas:

Conduct evaluation related to programs, research, and other areas of practice
Environmental health sciences
Public health or related laws, regulations, standards, or guidelines
Public health or related public policy

Learning Objectives:
Describe the Transportation and Health Tool's development from concept to tool. Explain how the Transportation and Health Tool's indicators were identified and chosen for inclusion.

Keyword(s): Transportation

Presenting author's disclosure statement:

Qualified on the content I am responsible for because: I have been the principal planner for Planning Communities on the preparation of research and indicator profiles, as well as the identification, research and documentation of policies, strategies and interventions for the Transportation and Health Tool through ongoing efforts since 2013. I have extensive background in managing studies of the socioeconomic and environmental impacts of infrastructure projects on communities, with expertise in environmental justice and Title VI reviews.
Any relevant financial relationships? No

I agree to comply with the American Public Health Association Conflict of Interest and Commercial Support Guidelines, and to disclose to the participants any off-label or experimental uses of a commercial product or service discussed in my presentation.